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" For why ? — because the good old rule Sufficeth them, the simple plan, That they should take, who have the power, And they should keep who can. "
The World's Work ...: A History of Our Time - Page 12897
by Walter Hines Page, Arthur Wilson Page - 1910
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Poems in 2 Vols., Reprinted Original Ed. of 1807 Ed. with Note on ..., Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1807
...the wind ! " With them no strife can last ; they live " In peace, and peace of mind. " For why ? — because the good old Rule " Sufficeth them, the simple Plan, " That they should take who have the power, " And they should keep who can. " A lesson which is quickly learn' d, " A signal...
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Rokeby;: A Poem

Walter Scott - 1813 - 333 pages
...stormy days, when the principles of policy were summed up in my friend Mr Wordsworth's lines :— * the good old rule Sufficeth them ; the simple plan, That they should take who have the power, And they should keep who can. Note VII. His plaited hair in elf-locks spread, $c....
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Poems by William Wordsworth: Including Lyrical Ballads, and the ..., Volume 2

William Wordsworth, Dorothy Wordsworth - 1815
...the wind ! " With them no strife can last ; they live " In peace, and peace of mind. " For why ? — because the good old Rule " Sufficeth them, the simple Plan, " That they should take who have the power, " And they should keep who can. " A lesson which is quickly learned, " A signal...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1815
...the wind ! " With them no strife can last ; they live " In peace, and peace of mind. " For why ? — because the good old Rule " Sufficeth them, the simple Plan, " That they should take who have the power, " And they should keep who can. " A lesson which is quickly learned, " A signal...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 18

1825
...that the biped should do even as it seemetb good in his own eyes by the quadruped. — For why — the good old rule Sufficeth them, the simple plan That they should lash who have the power, And they thould •;•-•/•/ who can. — A new law, announcing a new...
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Rob Roy. By the author of 'Waverley'.

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1818
... n ROB ROY. BY THE AUTHOR OF " WAVERLEY," " GUY MANNERING," AND " THE ANTIQUARY." For why ? Because the good old rule Sufficeth them ; the simple plan, That they should take, who have the power, And they should keep who can. Sob Roy'» Grave— .WORDSWORTH. IN THREE VOLUMES....
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Rob Roy, Volume 3

Sir Walter Scott - 1818 - 348 pages
... E ROB ROY. BY THE AUTHOR OF " WAvERLEY," " GUY MANNEHING," AND " TtfE ANTIQUARY." For why ? Because the good old rule Sufficeth them ; the simple plan, That they should take, who have the power, And they should keep who can. Rob Roy's Grow;.— WoanswoETH. IN THREE vOLUMES....
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 18

1836
...them. The voluntary principle resolves itself, in fact, into the right of the strongest; " And why — because the good old rule Sufficeth them ; the simple plan That they should take, who have the power ; That they should keep, who can." — Church and Diutnt, pp. 9 — 11. We shall...
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The poetical works of Walter Scott, Volume 7

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1820
...stormy days, when the principles of policy were summed up in my friend Mr Wordsworth's lines : — -the good old rule Sufficeth them ; the simple plan, That they should take who have the power, And they should keep who can. Note VII. His plaited hair in elf-locks spread, <Jr.—...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott, Volume 6

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1823
...days, when the principles of policy were summed up in my friend Mr Wordsworth's lines: — — • " the good old rule Sufficeth them ; the simple plan, That they should take who have the power, And they should keep who can,1' Note VII. If is plaited Jtair in elf-locks spread,...
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